Vedic Lifecare Hospital Solves Problems With Health Agencies, Opening Soon – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

Management at Vedic Lifecare Hospital has assured the public that the healthcare facility that was previously sealed by the Health Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA) will soon be reopened after meeting the necessary requirements.

“On October 29, 2021, Vedic Lifecare Hospital, Lekki Phase 1 was sealed by the Health Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA). This was due to the fact that three of our expatriate medical staff were not able to produce their registration certificate with the Medical and Dental Council (MDCN), ”said Dr Tosan Omaghomi, chief of operations at the hospital. Vedic Lifecare, in a press release. available for Blueprint, Monday.

Omaghomi said the hospital has more than 17 doctors on its team and all of them are duly qualified and licensed to practice in Nigeria, adding that the expatriate staff themselves are highly qualified with over 20-30 years of international experience with their documents approved by medical authorities in India and elsewhere.

According to him, their applications for MDCN had been submitted previously and all requirements were met and were also reviewed and approved by the Indian government through the Indian High Commission in Nigeria.
“Unfortunately, for reasons beyond our control, there has been some delay in issuing and obtaining their licenses by MDCN. Since our closure, however, we have worked closely with the MDCN and are pleased to report that with their help and support, as well as that of the Indian High Commission, we have successfully completed the registration of these three. expatriate medical personnel and their licenses to practice have now been issued, ”said the hospital’s chief of operations.

He assured that Vedic Lifecare Hospital is committed to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and ethics and would never jeopardize the health and well-being of patients by hiring unqualified staff. he said the hospital has a close relationship with MDCN, HEFAMAA and the Lagos State Department of Health and has worked closely with them in the past, most recently during the COVID 19 pandemic where we have been one of the government certified isolation and treatment centers.

“We have learned from recent developments and have received in good faith the remonstrances of the Ministry of Health and HEFAMAA. We apologize to the public and assure every Nigerian of our commitment to improve service delivery and health care to all of our patients, ”he said.

The statement thanked the Honorable Lagos State Health Commissioner, officials from MDCN, HEFAMAA and the Lagos State Ministry of Health for the extensive support given to health facilities in the State.

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